Wiser turns 90
Front row, from left: Mrs. Ida Wiser and Brianna Hammers, great-great-granddaughter, of Cape Girardeau, Mo. Back row: Brent Hammers, great-grandson, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., Jackie Jones, daughter, of Rock Island, Ill., and Ronnette Lerma, granddaughter of Mexico, Mo.
A surprise birthday dinner and celebration was held on March 29 at Sacred Heart Parrish, in observance of Mrs. Ida Wiser’s 90th birthday.
The celebration was given by her children Mrs. Jackie (James) Jones, Rock Island, Ill.; Mrs. Janet (Ronald) Turner and Mrs. Wanda (Louis) Connor, Vandalia, Mo.; and Mr. Darrel (Valerie) Wiser, Macon, Mo. Mrs. Wiser was greeted with a host of family and friends.
Mrs. Wiser was born March 27, 1924 in New Hartford, Mo. and made her home in Vandalia, after her marriage to Kenneth Wiser on November 12, 1949.
To this union there was five children born. Mrs. Wiser also has 16 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren.